Archive for the ‘SPORTS’ Category

‘El Clasico’ Excitement Taking Over South Florida

Friday, July 28th, 2017


Promoters of the event say it rivals hosting a Super Bowl, with an economic impact expected to bring tens of millions of dollars to South Florida.

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New Bodycam Video Shows Aftermath of Venus Williams’ Crash

Thursday, July 27th, 2017


Police released officer body-camera video Thursday which shows the moments after a fatal car crash involving tennis star Venus Williams and an elderly couple in Palm Beach Gardens.

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3 South Florida Kids Qualify for Junior Olympics

Thursday, July 27th, 2017


Three South Florida children qualify for the Junior Olympics in track and field.

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Marlins Return Home to Host Reds Following 22-Run Game

Thursday, July 27th, 2017


The Marlins will bring their high-powered offense back to Miami on Thursday for a series with the Reds

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Olympian Gracie Gold Opens Up About Body Standards

Thursday, July 27th, 2017


The pressures to fit into society’s beauty standards can affect everyone — even Olympians.21-year-old figure skater Gracie Gold, who is training for the 2018 Olympics after a difficult season, opened up about…

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Fans Upset Over Ticket Prices For ‘El Clasico Miami’

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017


There’s much excitement ahead of El Clasico Miami, which is set to take place Saturday at the Hard Rock Stadium. However, many soccer fans voiced their frustrations over the game’s ticket prices.

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Heat Sign Derrick Walton Jr. and Matt Williams

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


The Heat added some depth on Monday with the signings of Derrick Walton Jr and Matt Williams

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No Charges For Michael Irvin in Alleged Sexual Assault Case

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


The State Attorney’s Office confirmed to NBC 6 that they were declining to file charges in the case, stemming from an alleged incident inside a Fort Lauderdale hotel in March.

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Soccer Fans, Businesses Excited For ‘El Clasico Miami’

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


One of the biggest showdowns in soccer comes to Miami this weekend. El Clasico Miami will take over the Hard Rock stadium Saturday, but the hype was already underway.

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Cowboys Cut WR Whitehead After Reported Arrest

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


The Dallas Cowboys have cut wide receiver Lucky Whitehead, a team source tells NBC 5 Sports.Whitehead was arrested for petty theft last month in Virginia, according to multiple reports.

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Dallas Cowboys Player Cut After ‘Arrest’ Now Cleared By Police

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


Police say the man arrested for a petty theft in Prince William County, Virginia, last month was not Dallas Cowboys player Lucky Whitehead.The news comes a day after the team cut the wide receiver.The Prince…

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Miami Dolphins Set to Open 2017 Training Camp Thursday

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


Coming off a 10-6 record last season that included their first trip to the playoffs since 2008, there is plenty of anticipation surrounding the upcoming season with the team.

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Williams Claims Man Killed in Crash Wasn’t Wearing Seat Belt

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017


Tennis star Venus Williams says she’s not at fault in a fatal Palm Beach County crash and claims the man who died wasn’t wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck, according to court documents obtained…

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Marlins Head to Texas Amid Trade Rumors

Monday, July 24th, 2017


Trade rumors continue to swirl around the Marlins as they head to Texas for a three-game series

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Warriors Forward, McGregor Go at Each Other on Social Media Over Jersey

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017


Draymond Green does not want Conor McGregor wearing Warriors gear as he prepares for his mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather.Green took to Instagram Saturday night and called out McGregor for wearing a vintage…

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Kyrie Irving Would Welcome Trade to Heat: Report

Friday, July 21st, 2017


Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving has reportedly requested a trade and has interest in joining the Heat

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Floundering Marlins Open Series in Cincinnati

Friday, July 21st, 2017


The Marlins are 1-5 in the second half and will next take on the Reds for three games in Cincinnati

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Check Out The New Olympic Skating Stadiums

Friday, July 21st, 2017


South Korea is already ahead of schedule in constructing venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics and NBC got an exclusive tour of the arenas that will host skating events. Here is where some of the biggest events of…

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What Competing in the Tour de France Can Do to Your Legs

Thursday, July 20th, 2017


Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski gave his Instagram followers a glimpse into the toll that riding 1,758 miles can take on one’s body.On Tuesday, after riding in the 16th stage of the Tour de France, Poljanski…

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Heat Bring Udonis Haslem Back on One-Year Deal

Thursday, July 20th, 2017


The Heat signed veteran forward Udonis Haslem to a one-year contract on Thursday

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Marlins Trade David Phelps to Mariners

Thursday, July 20th, 2017


The Marlins traded David Phelps to the Mariners for a group of minor leaguers on Thursday

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Marlins Trade David Phelps to Mariners: Report

Thursday, July 20th, 2017


The Marlins have reportedly traded David Phelps to the Mariners for a group of minor leaguers

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Marlins’ Stanton Vents Frustration After Loss to Phillies

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017


Giancarlo Stanton was not pleased with Miami’s series loss to the Phillies on Wednesday

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Panthers Sign Owen Tippett to Entry-Level Contract

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017


The Panthers signed first-round pick Owen Tippett to a three-year contract on Wednesday

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OJ Simpson Faces High-Stakes Nevada Parole Hearing Thursday

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017


OJ Simpson will appear Thursday before members of a the Nevada Parole Board, who will decide whether the NFL Hall of Famer should be released after serving nearly nine years of a 33-year sentence for a…

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Tuesday, July 18th, 2017


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Dallas Cowboys WR’s Dog Stolen, Held for Ransom

Monday, July 17th, 2017


Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead said someone stole his dog and is demanding ransom.Whitehead posted on Instagram Sunday that someone broke into his home and stole his puppy, Blitz, while he…

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Marlins Look to Turn Things Around Against Phillies

Monday, July 17th, 2017


The Marlins will start a three game series with the MLB-worst Phillies on Monday at Marlins Park

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‘El Clasico’ Practice Tickets on Sale Monday

Monday, July 17th, 2017


If you can’t make it to the game on July 29th inside Hard Rock Stadium, you still have a chance to see the teams during a practice scheduled the day before.

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Heat Wrap Up Summer League

Sunday, July 16th, 2017


The Heat finished their run in the 2017 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas on Saturday

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